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A couple weeks ago I wrote a post about whether reviews really mattered.  At the time, it was my most popular post, driving in more traffic and comments than anything I had previously written.  848 more words


The Book of Life

All Souls Trilogy: The Book of Life by Deborah Harkness

After traveling through time in Shadow of Night, the second book in Deborah Harkness’s enchanting series, historian and witch Diana Bishop and vampire scientist Matthew Clairmont return to the present to face new crises and old enemies.

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The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt

Theo Decker, a thirteen-year-old New Yorker, miraculously survives an accident that kills his mother. Abandoned by his father, Theo is taken in by the family of a wealthy friend.

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Entice: The Eagle Elite Series - Rachel Van Dyken

**WARNING** Although this is a stand alone novel, I feel it meshed with all the other books. If you haven’t read the first/second/third book, then please be warned this review may have spoilers for you. 680 more words

Alpha Male

Middlesex by Jeffrey Eugenides (2002)

It’s been a long time since I’ve been captivated by a book this good.  Page after page, image after image, scene after scene, I kept saying to myself… 485 more words

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Quick Review: Days of Rage by Brad Taylor

While book reviews won’t be a focus of this blog (tech related stuff will be), I will still mention books I’ve read and liked. I recently finished the latest book in the… 182 more words


Blogging the Booker 2014/8 Part Two

I have now finished The Wake. My enthusiasm is not tempered one iota. It is a masterful blend of real history, folklore, myth and natural history and is written in pseudo-Old English, a shadow-language made up by… 576 more words